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Polished Stone Tools and Metal Tools of Korea

"Polished Stone Tools and Metal Tools of Korea"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 10  April 25, 2017 (Tue) - October 15, 2017 (Sun)

  
Bronze Halberd, Attributed provenance: Ipsil-ri, Gyeongju, Korea, Proto-Three Kingdoms period, 1st century BC (Important Art Object, Gift of the Ogura Foundation)

This part highlights Korean polished stone tools and metal objects that had a great influence on Japan's Yayoi culture.

Current exhibit includes:
Crown, Attributed provenance: Gyeongsangnam-do, Korea, Three Kingdoms period (Gaya), 5th-6th century (Gift of the Ogura Foundation)
Polished Stone Sickle, Excavated at Buyeo, Korea, Bronze Age, 10th–4th century BC (Gift of Mr. Sakenobu Kyokusho)
Bronze Dagger, Excavated at Ochon-ri, Pyongyang, Korea     Early Iron Age, 2nd century BC
Bronze Halberd, Attributed provenance: Ipsil-ri, Gyeongju, Korea, Proto-Three Kingdoms period, 1st century BC (Important Art Object, Gift of the Ogura Foundation)
Brick, With design of rabbit preparing medicine, Nangnang (Lelang), 2nd–3rd century
Bronze Ornamental Fitting With animals, Attributed provenance: Gyeongju, Korea, Early Iron Age-Proto Three Kingdoms period, 3rd–1st century BC (Important Art Object, Gift of the Ogura Foundation)
Incense Burner, Green glaze, Attributed provenance: Nangnang (Lelang) tomb, Korea, Nangnang (Lelang), 1st–3rd century (Gift of the Ogura Foundation)
Stone coffin for Jang Chungui, Goryeo dynasty, 12th century